Wednesday, November 15, 2017

ASUS ZenBook Flip S UX370 Review - Slim and Elegant

Talk thin laptop ASUS ZenBook always always first in the head. The elegant and slim shape makes this latest variant of ASUS the ultimate choice for your personal high mobility but always want to appear striking.

Asus again favored it. This beautiful and elegant device named ASUS ZenBook Flip S UX370, the author had "chatting" a little some time ago how thin this elegant nan. This notebook is designed to be folded so that it can be used as a tablet or notebook as well.

By ASUS, such features are called by the name Flip. So users can rotate the screen up to 360 degrees and make the notebook beruabah function into a tablet. If you do not want to rotate up to 360 degrees, users can adjust the angle with the notebook is in another form as needed.

At this point, ZenBook Flip S UX370 is the latest series of previous ZenBook type with UX360. Same same embrace the concept of the flip on hinges.

One thing that is most easily seen is, the body looks more beautiful and cool. At first glance, a color similar to ASUS ZenBook 3 in Royal Blue. As the accent lis on the edge of the body is given a precious gold color for this cool notebook, similar to the variant of ASUS ZenBook 3 is very premium.

For user segmentation, this device is supposedly created for professionals who like to have high mobility. Must meet people here and there, both meetings to presentations, to still want to be productive where. Curious about the superior features of this notebook? Please refer to the following review.


ASUS designed this ultrabook as a famous painter gave birth to his best work strokes, every curve of ASUS ZenBook Flip S UX370 has its own impression and presents an elegant impression for everyone who brought it.

For materials similar to ZenBook 3 Deluxe, ZenBook Flip S UX370 is also designed using aluminum alloy materials with a grade commonly used in the aircraft industry. ASUS calls it aerospace grade aluminum alloy.

The use of this material makes the construction of the notebook body becomes very powerful and powerful. Allumunium alloy was also known to be very light, so this at once be the answer why ultrabook become very light.

This notebook can switch form into 4 models that can help you in every need. First as a notebook, you can certainly use this device as a regular notebook. Nothing special with this model, but see the other 3 models below

Secondly, when you want to play a game or use it while relaxing, this notebook can be converted into tablet mode by rotating it 360 degrees. When ZenBook Flip S UX370UA becomes a tablet, Windows 10 instantly responds to it and changes the look of its user interface into tablet mode.

The third is tent mode or shaped like a tent. This form is useful when you want to display something using a notebook but is constrained by limited space. This mode is quite cool when you want to use ZenBook Flip S UX370UA to watch videos using a small table.

Last is the display mode. This form of one is certainly very useful when you want to make the device as a standing display for presentation needs.


ASUS ZenBook Flip S UX370UA is equipped with Full HD (1920 x 1080) pixel resolution display technology. The display panel has a 60 Hz refresh rate that is also equipped with an IPS display panel. The display panel has a wide view feature or can be viewed with a wide viewing coverage and has approximately 5.76 million color pixels. Or it could also be said 40 percent higher than the display panel Apple Macbook 13 inch equipped with Retina Display.

This resolution is still below 4K but it is sufficient to meet the various needs of mobile computing with scenarios such as, reading documents, rendering photos or other digital documents more clearly and sharply, play high resolution movies with very sharp and vibrant colors and more .


ASUS ZenBook Flip S UX370 gets improved processor from previous versions. Latest, the ultrabook convertible has an Intel Core i7-7500U processor. RAM used has a frequency of 2133 MHz 16 GB which is included in the ranks of memory is very fast to process computing systems.

While the storage media capacity type m.2 SSD PCIe 1000 GB capacity. Armed with this configuration, it is guaranteed the whole process of computing from a light to heavy can be run by this notebook.

A little review of the processor. Intel Core 7th generation is said to have 20 percent better performance than the 6th generation version. While its own speed, Intel Core i7-7500U has a standard speed of 2.7 GHz which can be boosted up to 3.5 GHz. While the memory cache size is 4MB.

The processor has integrated or integrated graphics processor that is Intel HD Graphic 620. Through some testing, integrated GPU is able to produce higher frame rate for 3D image processing than Intel HD Graphic 520 version.

This processor has 14 nm fabrication techniques that can boost speed up to 3.1 GHz. This line of processors is also one of the ranks of power-saving chips made by Intel. This is further confirmed by the value of its TDP is only 15 W.

When it is in full load mode, or used maximally such as video editing, playing games while bermajarasking with other applications, maximum power consumption is 25 W. While type in casual mode aka only used for typing only or light jobs, is 7.5 W.

Through this series of specification is quite high, this notebook should be able to run various applications produktivita very well and without obstacles. Playing light to medium games as an entertainment media to watch Full HD video content content it will be able to provide a good usage experience.

From the test results, it is clear that this notebook has more than enough performance to run some programs that are light, moderate to severe. Multitasking feels so smooth with no mean lag even though switching on a voracious application of memory such as photo and video editing.

Playing games with 3D graphics was quite mengasikan. It's just that you can not set presets with right or max. But even the medium graph presets seem to be enough. For the purposes of multimedia and gaming medium is quite capable without having to eliminate the pleasure in playing.

Exciting Typing Experience

It's incomplete if it has not told about typing experience using its keyboard which has been equipped with chicklet feature. On the keyboard ZenBook Flip S UX370 keyboard has been equipped with backlight feature aka keyboard that can be lit. Typing on the keys feels so soft.

Salut it seems ASUS can create a keyboard that is so soft on a thin notebook. Kenyamana typing on this device is due ZenBook Flip S UX370 has a feature called with a travel key as deep as 1.0 mm. When compared with the MacBook which only features 0.4 mm travel distance, typing comfort on ZenBook Flip S UX370 certainly more fun because it will feel more soft and deep.

It is interesting to know how ASUS designed a keyboard that is thin and light, but it's easy to press. The answer is that they optimize the elasticity of silica gel rubber that is located just below the keyboard key to provide extra comfort at the pressure. So even though the height of the keyboard scissor is trimmed (1.0mm) you will still feel comfortable.

Experience touching his touchpad was no less fun. Touchpad is very soft when pressed so as to facilitate the authors work with it. The size is also wide and ASUS is always consistent about this. Although the size of the notebook is only 13.3 inches but does not necessarily sacrifice aspects of its touchpad.

Touchpad also supports smart gesture feature called Precision Touch Pad (PTP). Simply this feature is a series of special movement patterns that have been made systematically for the operation of the touchpad is more comfortable.


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